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Question number: 402

» Sensation and Perception » Perceptual Organization

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People listening to rock music played backward often perceive an evil message if specifically told what to listen for. That phenomenon best illustrates

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

parapsychology

b.

perceptual constancy

c.

perceptual set

d.

complementary afterimages

e.

perceptual adaptation

Question number: 403

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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An analysis of variance is more appropriate than multiple t tests when analyzing data from multiple group experiments because ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The possibility of rejecting a null hypothesis that is true is more likely using an analysis of variance.

b.

Doing many t tests increases the chances of Type 2 error.

c.

Multiple t tests in one experiment increase the chance of a Type 1 error.

d.

Significant effects are more likely to be found with an analysis of variance.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 404

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Which of the following most effectively lessens group conflict?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

A superordinate goal

b.

A charismatic leader

c.

High individual scores on the f-scale

d.

Similarity of individuals in the group

e.

Groupthink

Question number: 405

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Erickson’s developmental theory centered around

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive changes

b.

need development

c.

psychosocial crises

d.

moral development

e.

biological forces

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